The Resource Has the West lost it? : a provocation, Kishore Mahbubani

Has the West lost it? : a provocation, Kishore Mahbubani

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Has the West lost it? : a provocation
Title
Has the West lost it?
Title remainder
a provocation
Statement of responsibility
Kishore Mahbubani
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The West's centuries-old status as the centre of global wealth and power is coming to an end. As the new powers, China and India from Asia and others from Africa and Latin America, rise to the top of the world's pecking order, how should the West react? Kishore Mahbubani argues passionately and provocatively that the West can no longer impose its power and ideals on the world at large, and paradoxically that only by admitting its decline can the West set itself up for strategic success in the long term. Mahbubani examines the myths and self-delusions of Western power with an outsider's critical eye, and the shocking freshness of his geopolitical analysis will give all Westerners and political thinkers pause for thought
Summary
Kishore Mahbubani's timely polemic argues passionately for the West to cease imposing its ideology on the world and intervening in the affairs of other nations. Mahbubani examines the West's greatest follies of recent times- the humiliation of Russia at the end of the Cold War, which led to the rise of Putin; and the invasion of Iraq after 9/11, which destabilised the Middle East. For the West to maintain a key international role, Mahbubani warns, it must recognise its changing status and seek to influence rather than dominate. Has The West Lost It? examines the myths and self-delusions of Western power with an outsider's critical eye.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10762699
Cataloging source
SALS
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Mahbubani, Kishore
Dewey number
909.8/312
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • World politics
  • Civilization, Western
Target audience
adult
Label
Has the West lost it? : a provocation, Kishore Mahbubani
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 92-100) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
105 pages
Isbn
9780241312865
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Has the West lost it? : a provocation, Kishore Mahbubani
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 92-100) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
105 pages
Isbn
9780241312865
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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